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Definition of "cortile" []

  • An internal courtyard, surrounded by walls but open to the sky (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cortile" in a sentence
  • "The guns that have been given to Mexico by the United States Government have been channeled to the drug cortile by criminal Mexican Federal Employees and Politicians."
  • "The Count had received news of his henchman's attendance with a nod, had kept him waiting two hours in the _cortile_, then remembered him and bid him upstairs."
  • "Durazzo-Pallavicini, is the Palazzo Balbi, which possesses the loveliest cortile in Genoa, with an orange garden, and in the Great Hall a fine gallery of pictures."